Visit Arches and discover a landscape of contrasting colors, landforms and textures unlike any other in the world. The park has over 2,000 natural stone arches, in addition to hundreds of soaring pinnacles, massive fins and giant balanced rocks. This red rock wonderland will amaze you with its formations, refresh you with its trails, and inspire you with its sunsets.
A rugged, whitewater river flowing northward through deep canyons, the New River is among the oldest rivers on the continent. New River Gorge National River in West Virginia encompasses over 70,000 acres of land along the New River, is rich in cultural and natural history, and offers an abundance of scenic and recreational opportunities.
Denali is six million acres of wild land, bisected by one ribbon of road. Travelers along it see the relatively low-elevation taiga forest give way to high alpine tundra and snowy mountains, culminating in North America's tallest peak, 20,310' Denali. Wild animals large and small roam un-fenced lands, living as they have for ages. Solitude, tranquility and wilderness await.
DOINews: SC CSC Works with Tribes on Environmental Initiatives this Spring!
The South Central Climate Science Center (SC CSC) is looking forward to several opportunities to work with Native American Tribes this Spring to promote environmental awareness and enhance environmental programs within Tribal communities. Staff from the SC CSC will participate in several upcoming events, including the following:
17th Annual Tribal Environmental Summit in Dallas, TX on March 26-28, 2014
The EPA Region 6 hosts an annual tribal environmental summit for tribal representatives to obtain a first hand view of various products and training materials that are necessary to enhance their environmental programs. April Taylor, Sustainability Scientist for the SC CSC, will be attending the summit.
2014 “To Bridge A Gap” Meeting in Fayetteville, AR on April 7-10, 2014
The Eastern Shawnee Tribe will be hosting the conference in collaboration with the National Forest Service. This conference is designed to strengthen Government to Government relationships between federal/state agencies and federally recognized tribes with interests in our forests. April Taylor will be presenting on a developing “Natural and Cultural Resources Committee”.
The Chickasaw Nation Native Explorers in Norman, OK on March 29, 2014
The Chickasaw Nation Native Explorers group includes up to 89 native students from Ada and Ardmore, OK that are interested in science. The South Central Climate Science Center will host the Chickasaw Nation Native Explorers group for a day of tours of the National Weather Center and a few hands on activities including: Geotagging Photos to Monitor Climate Changes and Satellite Imagery to Monitor Climate Change.